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Remnants of Leaves from Radak Commentary - Guadalajara

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Remnants of Leaves from Radak Commentary - Guadalajara

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Remnants of leaves removed from the Binding Geniza - Radak commentary on Nevi'im Achronim (Yeshaya). Guadalajara. Spain, 1482. Printed by Rabbi Shlomo ben Moshe HaLevi Elkabetz.
The printing press of Rabbi Shlomo Elkabetz of Spain (grandfather of the Mekubal Rabbi Shlomo Elkabetz [the II] of Safed, author of Lecha Dodi), was the first Hebrew printing press in Spain, and one of the first Hebrew printing presses to exist at all. Rabbi Elkabetz printed approximately 20 books including the first printing of the Passover Haggadah (in 1480).
4 leaves, approximately 23 cm. Various damages from binding (primarily to margins), including damage to text. Restored (and attached) with paper replacements.
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Remnants of Leaves from Radak Commentary - Guadalajara

Estimate $800 - $1,400
Sep 03, 2014
Starting Price $700
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0261: Remnants of Leaves from Radak Commentary - Guadalajara

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Est. $800 - $1,400Starting Price $700
Auction no. 40 - Judaica
Wed, Sep 03, 2014 09:00 AM
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Lot 0261 Details

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Remnants of leaves removed from the Binding Geniza - Radak commentary on Nevi'im Achronim (Yeshaya). Guadalajara. Spain, 1482. Printed by Rabbi Shlomo ben Moshe HaLevi Elkabetz.
The printing press of Rabbi Shlomo Elkabetz of Spain (grandfather of the Mekubal Rabbi Shlomo Elkabetz [the II] of Safed, author of Lecha Dodi), was the first Hebrew printing press in Spain, and one of the first Hebrew printing presses to exist at all. Rabbi Elkabetz printed approximately 20 books including the first printing of the Passover Haggadah (in 1480).
4 leaves, approximately 23 cm. Various damages from binding (primarily to margins), including damage to text. Restored (and attached) with paper replacements.

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